UNIVERSITY ATHLETIC EVENTS
MARCH 1-22, 2014, AquaFlora, Cook Library Art Gallery Monday through Saturday, 10 AM to 5 PM 601-266-5200 and Oddfellows Gallery, 119 East Front Street, Wed. Through Sat., 11 AM to 6 PM, in Historic Downtown Hattiesburg, 601-544-577.
MARCH 1, 8 AM-12 NOON, Lamar County's Farmer's/Flea Market, held at the Lamar County Multipurpose Center, 43 Central Industrial Row, Purvis, MS.
MARCH 4, 2014, 11:30-1:00PM, Freedom Summer Luncheon Dialogue with Bob Moses. Moses was an integral part of the civil rights movement. His topic will be: The Political Winds of Change. Held at the Hattiesburg Cultural Center, 723 N. Main St., Historic Downtown Hattiesburg.
MARCH 4 & 6, 2014, 1:00-5:00 PM, Miss. State Univ.'s Extension Service Master Gardener Program. 10 sessions. Fee: $85. Tuesday's session will be held at the Lamar County Extension Office and Thursday's session will be held at the Forrest County Extension Office. Call the Forrest County Extension Office @ 601-564-6083 or the Lamar County Extension Office @ 601-794-3910 for more information.
MARCH 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29, 2014, 7 AM TO 12 NOON, Indoor Farmer's Market, Local produce in season, plants, handmade toys, swings, crafts, gift items, canned and baked items and more. Held at 1200 Corrine St. (J.A.P. Carter Building behind Sherwin Williams). Details: 601-583-9954.
MARCH 5 & 9, 2014 Open Wednesday at 6:30 PM; Open all day Sunday March 9, Art for Eternity, an exhibit of Biblical art created by students aged 10 to 18 in Russia and Ukraine. The exhibit, consisiting of 12 pieces of art from the collection, will be on display through Sunday, March 9. Grace Temple church, located at 1131 Richburg Road in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, is open on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. and all day on Sundays. www.kindnessfocus.org.
MARCH 5, 2014, 6 PM, Jonas Thoms, Horn, Guest Artist Series. University of Southern Mississippi campus, The David Baron Foltz Choral Room (MPAC 105), FREE.
MARCH 6, 2014, 9:45 AM, Super Scientific Circus, Petal High School Performing Arts Center. Kids will learn skills involving boomerangs, bubbles beach balls, bullwhips and magic.
MARCH 7, 2014, 7:30 PM, Back Door Coffeehouse 22nd Anniversary. Show will include the Catfish Gospel, Sharon Gerald and Ralph Nix. University Baptist Church, 3200 Arlington Loop.
MARCH 7-9, 2014, 3/7/14 12 NOON - 7 PM, 3/8/14 9 AM-7 PM, 3/9/14 10 AM-5 PM, Mississippi Sportsman's Show, Fishing & Hunting Equipment, Acres of Fishing Boats, RV's, ATV's , Outfitters, Seminars, Coca Cola Fun Zone. Held at the Forrest County Multi-Purpose Center
MARCH 8, 2014, 9 AM, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. 17th Annual Youth Symposium "Partners for Progress, Working Together to Build Bridges for Youth." Targeted to girls from the ages of 13 to 17. There will be seminars on etiquette, healthy choices as well as life & community situations.
MARCH 10-14, 2014, USM Spring Break, WCU Spring Break, Area High Schools will have their school break during this period but most will have a short Spring Break because of lost school days.
MARCH 13, 2014 3 PM - 6 PM, Hattiesburg Farmer's Market, Town Square Park, Historic Downtown Hattiesburg. Fresh locally grown produce, local humanely-raised meats, dairy, prepared foods, plants and more. www.hattiesburgfarmersmarket.com or www.facebook.com/hattiesburgfarmersmarket
MARCH 15, 2014, 8 PM, Hub City Concert Series, We hope you're ready to dance! Join Flat 9 Entertainment and the Historic Saenger Theater as they present The Hub City Concert Series! Musicians hitting the stage include the legendary Queen of Blues Denise LaSalle, Charles "CC" Carter, and The Real Brown Sugar. Held at Saenger Theater, Historic Downtown Hattiesburg. Tickets - $22-$27.
MARCH 15-16, 2014, CMSA Shooting Competition, Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association® is the Fastest Growing Equestrian Sport in the Nation. Mounted contestants compete in this fast action timed event using two .45 caliber single action revolvers each loaded with five rounds of specially prepared blank ammunition. Held at the Lamar County Multipurpose Center, 43 Central Industrial Row, Purvis, MS.
MARCH 18, 2014, 12:30 PM, Marcos Marchado, Lenten Concert Series, Held at Trinity Episcopal Church, 509 W. Pine St. Concerts are free; Lunch costs $10.
MARCH 21-22, 2014, Times are; 5 PM - 10 PM on March 21; 10 AM - 5 PM on March 22, Pine Hill Festival, Over 100 vendors, headline performer Jeff Bates, 5K & 10K Race. Held in historic downtown Wiggins, MS and Blaylock Park. Sponsored by the Stone County Economic Development, www.stonecounty.com, 601-928-5418.
MARCH 22, 2014, 11 AM & 3 PM, Alexander & the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. From the moment Alexander wakes up things don't go Alexander's way. When he woke up, the gum that was in his mouth the night before winds up in his hair. When he gets out of bed, he trips on the skateboard and drops his sweater into the sink while the water was running. At breakfast, Alexander's brothers, Anthony and Nick reach into their cereal boxes and find amazing prizes, while Alexander ends up with just cereal. Held at Saenger Theater, Historic Downtown Hattiesburg.Tickets - $16
MARCH 22, 2014, Sweetheart Rodeo, Sponsored by the 4-H Club, Turners & Burners, this rodeo gives special needs individuals a chance to experience horse riding. Side-walker volunteers accompany them around the arena, while another volunteer leads the horse. Other activities available include face painting, horse grooming, a crooning corner to sing cowboy songs, and a petting zoo with goats, lambs, ducklings, chicks, a miniature horse, a donkey and rabbits
MARCH 26-29, Midsouth Stargaze and Astronomy Conference, Rainwater Observatory and Planetarium, French Camp. Serious and professional astronomers Lectures by galaxy researcher William Keel, comet researcher Donna Pierce, extra solar planet researcher Angelle Tanner. Registration: $45 by March 4, $55 after March 4.
MARCH 30, 2014, 3 PM, City of Hattiesburg Concert Band, Held at Saenger Theater, Historic Downtown Hattiesburg.